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Constitutional Law

May 16, 2024

Trump’s criminal case as the prosecution’s favorite trick

The prosecution uses Michael Cohen's conviction as indisputable evidence of Trump's crimes, preventing Trump from challenging it in his own trial. This violates Trump's constitutional rights to due process and the presumption of innocence. Trump can only be charged with a Class A misdemeanor, which has a statute of limitations of two years.

Victor S. Dorokhin


Victor S. Dorokhin, PhD, is a legal expert, attorney, lecturer, and the author of the book "Law, Morality, and Economics."


As you know, at the beginning of 2018, the Wall Street Journal reported that in October 2016, shortly before the US presidential election, Michael Cohen, the lawyer for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, arranged a $130,000 payment to pornographic film actress Stormy Daniels to prevent her from disclosing an affair she allegedly had with Trump in a hotel at Lake Tahoe in July 2006.

In March 2024, seven and a half years after this a...

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